#NotACrime: Street Artist ELLE Promotes Education Equality Through Public Murals

#NotACrime: Street Artist ELLE Promotes Education Equality Through Public Murals

Photo Credit: Jill Weinlein I was invited to meet ELLE, a female graffiti and street artist turned muralist, while she was painting her latest masterpiece in the parking garage of the iconic Rock ‘n’ Roll hotel Sunset Marquis. As the future buses of rock stars pull into the hotel, they will be greeted by a striking piece of a young woman with the top of her head exploding, and multiple hands reaching out to grab as…

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Federer & Djokovic through to last 16 – highlights & report

Federer & Djokovic through to last 16 – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon 2017 on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Starts: 11:30 BST Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times. Former champions Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic were in impressive form as they reached the fourth round at Wimbledon in straight sets. Third seed Federer played superbly…

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Tasting Canada’s Wild West: A True Foodie’s Guide to Eating Your Way Through BC

Sponsored Content by Fairmont British Columbia Jun. 8th, 2017 There’s no place quite like British Columbia. Fairmont has teamed up with local partners to offer a variety of culinary excursions, guided tours of craft distilleries and the opportunity to forage wild ingredients with a chef. From the vibrant, metropolitan energy of Vancouver to the quaint charm of afternoon tea in Victoria and the adrenaline pumping adventure of Whistler, experience the best of BC with World Class Wild. With Fairmont, you can…

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Djokovic knocked out of French Open by Thiem as Nadal goes through

Djokovic knocked out of French Open by Thiem as Nadal goes through

Defending champion Novak Djokovic is out of the French Open following a straight-sets defeat by Dominic Thiem. The Serbian second seed was second best throughout to powerful-hitting Thiem, losing 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 6-0 in Paris. It is the Austrian sixth seed’s first victory over Djokovic and he will now play Rafael Nadal in the last four. Nadal reached the semis after fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta withdrew from their match with an abdominal injury while…

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London attack: Goodwill and planning got NHS through

London attack: Goodwill and planning got NHS through

The NHS puts lots of effort into planning for a major incident – whether it is a terrorist attack, a cyber-attack, an outbreak of infectious disease or simply a major power cut. But what the past few months have shown is that the dedication and goodwill of staff play a vital role. After both the Westminster Bridge and Manchester concert attacks, hospitals ended up turning away doctors, nurses and other staff who were volunteering to…

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Joy shines through pain at Manchester benefit gig

Joy shines through pain at Manchester benefit gig

Media playback is unsupported on your device The benefit concert held in the wake of the Manchester attack turned into a night of unity, healing and joy for 50,000 music fans. The all-star show was held to remember the victims of the suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert on 22 May. Despite the circumstances, a celebratory atmosphere prevailed as Grande herself returned to the stage. She told the crowd: “I want to thank you…

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Konta powers through to Italian Open third round

Konta powers through to Italian Open third round

Johanna Konta made a strong start at the Italian Open with a straight-set win over Kazakhstan’s Yulina Putintseva in Rome. The British number one, who turns 26 on Wednesday, won 6-3 6-0 to claim her second clay-court victory of the year. Konta had a bye in the first round as the fifth seed and will face American Venus Williams or Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko in round three. Fellow Britons Andy Murray and Aljaz Bedene are in…

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Eurovision Song Contest: Bluff your way through this year's show

Eurovision Song Contest: Bluff your way through this year's show

Break out the sequins and pop the champagne – it’s Eurovision time again. It’s that time of year when delegations from all across Europe – and even further afield – come together to find out which country will be crowned the winner of the annual song contest-cum-live TV spectacle. This year marks the 62nd edition of the international gathering that, over the years, has brought us such gems as Waterloo by Abba, Making Your Mind…

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